The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 22.0197 Monday, 15 August 2011
Date: August 11, 2011 2:10:59 PM EDT
Subject: South Central Renaissance Conference CFP -- Exploring the Renaissance 2012
Exploring the Renaissance 2012
An International Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 8-10, 2012
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
University of New Orleans
Program Chair: Debra Barrett-Graves
California State University, East Bay
University of Alabama
Louis L. Martz Lecturer:
Nottingham Trent University
William B. Hunter Lecturer:
University of Wisconsin - Madison
- The South-Central Renaissance Conference
- The Queen Elizabeth I Society
- The Marvell Society
- The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
- The Society for Renaissance Art History
Papers (15-20 minutes in length) are invited on any aspect of Renaissance studies (music, art history, history, literature, emblems, language, philosophy, science, theology, et al. Interdisciplinary studies are especially welcome.) Abstracts only (400-500 words; a shorter 100-word abstract for inclusion in the program) must be submitted online no later than December 15, 2011, via the SCRC website’s abstract submission form @ http://scrc.us.com/.
Suggested topics might include the following:
- The interrelations between Sidney and Spenser
- The intersection of art and science in the Renaissance
- European influences in music and the arts
- Painting in Italy
- Visionary Milton
- Shakespeare’s dramatic art
- Marvell’s poetry and the sister arts
- Renaissance women poets
Papers are also invited for the following special session:
Witchcraft and Magic in Early Modern Culture
Program participants are required to join SCRC and are encouraged to submit publication-length versions of their papers to the SCRC journal, Explorations in Renaissance Culture. Shorter papers (up to 3,000 words) are invited for submission to the SCRC newsletter, Discoveries.
A limited number of graduate travel fellowships are available; graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may apply to the program chair for travel assistance (maximum $300). Complete essays must be submitted electronically by February 1, 2012, to be eligible for consideration. See the graduate travel fellowships page for instruction on how to apply.
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